surgical incision or division of a muscle
The surgical procedure of cutting, or making an incision in a muscle.
the dissection, or that part of anatomy which treats of the dissection, of muscles
Origin: [Myo- + Gr. to cut: cf. F. myotomie.]
Myotomy describes a surgical procedure in which muscle is cut. A common example of a myotomy is the Heller myotomy.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
mī-ot′o-mi, n. the dissection of the muscles. [Gr. mys, myos, muscle, temnein, to cut.]
The numerical value of myotomy in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of myotomy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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- miotomiaCatalan, Valencian
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